Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN II Salary: $15.84 - $19.26 Posted: 07/27/2012
This is a Limited Term Intermittent position and may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.
DUTIES: The primary role of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy Section (GHGRSS) in the Research Division of ARB is to develop and implement mitigation strategies to meet the goals of The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32). The successful candidate will join the team of highly skilled staff responsible for the successful implementation of the Stationary Source Refrigerant Management Program, an AB32 measure approved by the Board and in effect since 2011. The successful candidate will be required to do all of the following:
Enter, manage, and analyze comprehensive greenhouse gas emissions data
Organize and manage large facility databases
Prepare public outreach, education, and training materials
Contact trade associations and affected industry for outreach and compliance assistance
Conduct research including short surveys to understand the affected industry
Compile and distribute Local, State and Federal air quality regulations
Assist in preparing summaries of the regulations and respond to industry questions
Assist in the investigation of any air pollution including greenhouse gas emission related complaints
Organize and prepare for public meetings. Respond to public requests for information on a variety of greenhouse gases topics
The most competitive candidate will have a strong educational background in science or engineering.
Other essential job requirements include general or specific knowledge of climate change, air pollution, emission sources, clean air technology, and Federal, State, and Local air quality regulations. Candidate must also possess knowledge and sufficient experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access as well as statistical techniques. Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective course of action; speak and write effectively, gather, compute, and analyze scientific data; and interpret air quality data and regulations is absolutely essential. In addition, candidate must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse stakeholder group including industry, contractors, and other government agencies, and possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Will also consider an Air Resource Technician I.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed.
For consideration, please send a signed application (STD. 678) to the address listed above. Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a State application (STD 678). On page 1 of the State Application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, list, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement. NO E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.